Australian Department of Home Affairs has issued only 200 skilled visas in the January invitation round with a minimum score of 90 points.
The Department of Home Affairs (Doha) has issued this financial year’s 3rd invitation rounds for skilled independent (SC 189).
Two hundred invitations were issued in the 21 January round with a minimum of 90 points. Another 200 invitations were issued for Family-Sponsored SC 491 with a minimum score of 80 points.
A similar number of invitations were issued in October round. Total invites in 2021-22 for SC189 are 650 and 900 for Family-Sponsored visas.
In January round, SC 189 invites were dominated by health occupations.
Occupations included in 21 January 2022 Invitation Round
The table below shows the occupations issued invitations in the SkillSelect invitation round on 21 January 2022.
|Occupation||Invited for Subclass||Lowest Points Score Invited|
|Lowest Points Score Invited|
subclass 491 (FSR)
|Emergency Medicine Specialist||189||90||N/A|
|Environmental Scientists nec||491||N/A||85|
|Life Scientist (General)||491||N/A||105|
|Life Scientists nec||491||N/A||95|
|Medical Diagnostic Radiographer||189||90||N/A|
|Medical Laboratory Scientist||189, 491||90||80|
|Medical Practitioners nec||189||90||N/A|
|Medical Radiation Therapist||491||N/A||95|
|Mining Engineer (excluding Petroleum)||189||90||N/A|
|Nuclear Medicine Technologist||189||95||N/A|
|Orthotist or Prosthetist||491||N/A||80|
|Registered Nurse (Aged Care)||189, 491||90||80|
|Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health)||491||N/A||80|
|Registered Nurse (Community Health)||189||90||N/A|
|Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency)||189, 491||90||80|
|Registered Nurse (Developmental Disability)||189||90||N/A|
|Registered Nurse (Medical Practice)||189, 491||90||90|
|Registered Nurse (Medical)||189, 491||90||80|
|Registered Nurse (Mental Health)||189, 491||90||80|
|Registered Nurse (Paediatrics)||189, 491||90||80|
|Registered Nurse (Perioperative)||189, 491||90||80|
|Registered Nurse (Surgical)||189, 491||90||80|
|Registered Nurses nec||491||N/A||80|